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3/20/17

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Budget Breakdown Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous   With only two weeks to go until the last day of the 2017 Legislative...

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CALi and Pre-K Teachers of the Year Kick Off Pre-K Week 2017

On Thursday, March 9th, Georgia Pre-K Week 2017 was officially announced at the Georgia State Capitol with DECAL’s mascot, CALi, and the inaugural Pre-K Teachers of the Year, Connie Ellington and Channie Frazier! The seventh annual Georgia Pre-K Week is scheduled for October 2-6, 2017. This...

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#Champs4Kids Unite at Children’s Day at the Capitol 2017

On March 6th, Voices for Georgia’s Children and our 30 nonprofit partners joined forces to host Children’s Day at the Capitol 2017. Now in its sixth year, Children’s Day is a unique celebration that brings together organizations, advocates, and supporters from all across Georgia to show...

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 3/6/17

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous For those of you that have not experienced what I like to call “Crossover-maggeddon,” I...

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 2/27/17

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous Question: What can possibly be more embarrassing than testifying in committee with lipstick...

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 2/20/17

> > > Download a PDF version of this update here Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Budget Breakdown Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous When I was a...

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 2/13/17

> > > Download a PDF version of this update here Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Budget Breakdown Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous As happens...

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 2/6/17

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous Lots of times, the capitol reminds me of a big huge version of “Career Day” at my...

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/30/17

>>> Download a PDF version of this update here Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Budget Breakdown Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous First of all, I...

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This Child is Talking to You

Did you know that nearly 80% of the children in Georgia who need behavioral health services don’t get them? In fact, the top three causes of school absence are health related. On Wednesday, February 1, Voices for Georgia’s Children, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC), and...

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